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  • Cold war , Middle East

    MTU-55 Bridge only

    This is the bridge only, it allows a second bridge to be assembled in the open or closed position.

    a multipart kit requiring some modelmaking skill.

  • Cold war , New releases

    MTU-55

    Armoured scissor bridge built on the T55 chassis. Used by most Warsaw Pack nations and Soviet supported nations. Used by Syria in the Golan attack in 1973.

    The tank can be built with the bridge folded or as 2 seperate items, bridge and tank.

    This is a multipart kit requiring some modelmaking skill

  • Cold war , Middle East

    PMP pontoon bridge, Kraz Truck

    Soviet Pontoon or Ribbon Bridge, this innovative design was notably used by Egyptian engineers to bridge the Suez Canal during the Yom Kippur war of 1973. The 150m wide canal was bridged in 2 hrs using this system, allowing tanks to cross. The massive all-terrain Kraz trucks were used in many other functions including artillery tractor and heavy transport. The …

  • Cold war , Middle East

    M51 Super Sherman 105L44

    Israeli development of the Sherman using a modified French 105mm gun from the AMX30 MBT and more powerful US diesel engine. These saw action in the 6 day war(1967) and Yom Kippur (1973)

  • Cold war , Middle East

    GAZ 66 truck

    Soviet truck first designed and built in 1966, since then almost 1 million have been produced until production ceased in 1999. This rugged 4×4 truck has been exported around the globe with many specialist versions including paratrooper and  rocket artillery versions. Truck payload 2 tons. Model can be built open or with canvas back

  • Cold war , Middle East

    BMP-1

    Soviet Infantry Fighting Vehicle deployed in 1967. It was first used in combat in the 1973 Yom Kippur war by Egypt and Syria with mixed results. It gave infantry armoured transport and close support with it’s unique 73mm GROM gun and longer range tank defence with the Sagger missile system. To keep the vehicle amphibious the armour had to remain …